High-speed chase ends in wreck

WEBSTER SHERIFF’S OFFICE
The car involved in last week’s high-speed chase through Mathiston and Maben shows the damage received after the juvenile driver crashed into a tree. He was not injured and no injuries were expected for two occupants taken to OCH for evaluation, according to the sheriff’s office.

By Russell Hood
Webster Progress-Times

A high-speed chase involving a car driven by a juvenile ended when he crashed into a tree in Maben, according to local authorities.

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department and Mathiston Police Department gave this account … Read more

Officials warn of home burglary scams

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Authorities are warning area residents of a scam involving a crew of people attempting to enter homes and burglarize them.

Two such incidents occurred last week in Eupora, according to Police Chief Gregg Hunter, … Read more

Maben football field fixtures relocated

The Hubert B. Scrivener Press Box

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — Winona water and street departments crews were busy July 29 pulling up light poles, the home-side bleachers and the press box from L.M. Hamberlin Field at the now-closed West Oktibbeha County High School.

The crews … Read more

Rotary hosts state Film Office director

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Emling and Kolb

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The staff of the Mississippi Film Office never rests because the film industry is always changing, according to its director, Ward Emling.

“It’s a growth industry,” he told Eupora Rotary Club on July 28. … Read more

BB’s Monograms

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CHARLOTTE NEWMAN/STAFF
BB’s Monograms of Eupora held a ribbon cutting and open house July 31. The new business is located at 2745 W. Roane Ave. and the phone number is 258-7045. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-1 … Read more